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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the BASF Specialty Products Department website. We are committed to providing you with the information that you need, while maintaining your online privacy. We want your experience on our website to be enjoyable and informative. Our commitment to protecting your privacy is stated in this Privacy Policy so that you are aware of the information that we collect, why we collect it and how we use it. We hope that you will read this information in its entirety.

Our site includes many links to other organizations' sites to allow access to additional information. While we make every effort to link to sites that have the same regard for your privacy as we do, we cannot make guarantees concerning the data collection on the sites that are not owned by BASF Specialty Products Department. To ensure your privacy, we encourage you to read the privacy statements for all sites you visit.

The BASF Specialty Products Department collects information in several ways:

  1. We passively collect information that is automatically sent from your web browser. This typically includes your domain name (, and your username (the name before the @ in your e-mail address). The settings on your computer will determine the amount of information sent to us. Refer to your browser to find out what information is sent.

    We use information from your browser to see which pages you visit on our website, what site you visited before you visited our website, and which site you visit once you leave our site. This allows us to develop our website to better meet your online needs.

  2. BASF Specialty Products Department also employs the use of "cookies." A "cookie" is a string of information that's sent by our website and stored temporarily in your computer's memory or stored on your hard drive. This allows us to identify you when you visit our site so we can tailor the information to your personal preferences and make navigation easier. Your computer may be configured to reject cookies. Refer to your browser for more information.

  3. When you visit our website to respond to a questionnaire or survey, order literature, or download presentations we collect information about you. This information may include name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, and information about your interests as related to the products offered by BASF Specialty Products Department. If you voluntarily e-mail us, you are releasing information to us. If you answer questions or fill out a form, you are voluntarily releasing information to us. You may decide not to answer any questions; if you do, you may still continue your visit, but we may elect not to provide you the related services or features. All information obtained by computer generated means, such as your e-mail address, may be shared with BASF Specialty Products Department affiliates, third parties and/or transmitted to another country. Our third party affiliates are: data processing contractors, direct mailing firms and marketing firms that provide services on our behalf. All third parties are contractually bound to abide by our privacy policy.

BASF Specialty Products Department may disclose any of the information collected in response to legal processes, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We may use it for direct marketing. We may analyze it for historical and statistical significance or store it for your convenience should you return to our site in the future. In the course of conducting our business, we may transmit the information to a third party or to another country. We will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.

BASF Specialty Products Department reserves the right to update and/or modify this privacy statement without prior notice.

Thank you for visiting our site.

26 Davis Drive
RTP, NC 27709